The record shows only favorable words from Trump for centrist Emmanuel Macron's opponent, the defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. In an April 21 interview with The Associated Press, Trump said he believed an attack that weekShow More Summary
President Trump told Emmanuel Macron that he had been his favorite to win the French presidential election and media reports that he was backing far-right leader Marine Le Pen were wrong, Reuters reports. Said Trump: “You were my guy.” “Trump [...]
BRUSSELS, May 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Emmanuel Macron on Thursday that he had been his favorite to win the French presidential election and media reports that he was backing far-right leader Marine Le Pen were wrong, a French official said. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
In a meeting with Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, Donald Trump reportedly told the newly-elected French president, “you were my guy,” insisting he never supported National Fronts Marine Le Pen during the country’s 2017 election—despite significant evidence to the contrary. Trump denied he supported...
Politico Europe reports: U.S President Donald Trump congratulated newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron for his “tremendous victory” and “incredible campaign” as they met for the first time over lunch in Brussels on Thursday. Show More Summary
THIS year has not been nearly as kind to populists as 2016 was. Marine Le Pen lost the run-off in the French presidential election by a fat margin, and support for the UK Independence Party, a Eurosceptic outfit, is expected to collapse in Britain?s upcoming general election.
'We have taken note of what the French people told us'
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she would find it natural if the National Front's No. 2 official leaves the party if it drops one of the top issues … Click to Continue »
Paris (dpa) – National Front leader Marine Le Pen confirmed Thursday that she will run for a seat in the upcoming French parliamentary elections, due to be held on June 11. Le Pen, who lost in the second round of the French presidential election on May 7, told broadcaster TF1 that she plans...
PARIS (Reuters) - France's National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday the far-right party would start debating its trademark anti-euro stance after next month's parliamentary elections, fuelling disagreement among her closest aides and allies.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen sought to rally her divided National Front on Friday ahead of parliamentary elections next month as debate raged internally about the party's direction. Le Pen confirmed on Thursday night that she...Show More Summary
Emerging from her crushing defeat in France's presidential contest, Marine Le Pen said Thursday she will run for a parliamentary seat in June elections and that her National Front party has "an essential role" in a new political landscape.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who lost the presidential election, said Thursday she will run in next month's parliamentary election in which her National Front party hopes to become the leading opposition force. The vote will...Show More Summary
Emerging from her crushing defeat in France's presidential contest, far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Thursday she will run for a parliamentary seat in June elections and that her National … Click to Continue »
The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's first week in office (all times local): 8:45 p.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is counting on June parliamentary elections to make … Click to Continue »
Commentators are proclaiming that the nationalist populist wave has stalled. They point to the remarkable victory of the pro-European Union centrist Emmanuel Macron over National Front candidate Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, and the defeat of both far-right politician Geert Wilders in the Netherlands and of Norbert Hofer in Austria. For example, […]
All eyes are now on France after Emmanuel Macron beat Marine Le Pen, stemming a populist tide. But, argues Jon Henley, this means the stakes are dangerously high because if those leaders who still believe in open, pro-European government fail, it could be the end of the European project for good Continue reading...
(May 16, 2017 05:53 PM, by Alberto Mingardi) As you know, Emmanuel Macron is the new President of the French Republic. Macron has beaten Marine Le Pen with a substantial majority: 66% of the votes. Most commentators- at least, most of European commentators, were so relieved by Le... (0 COMMENTS)
Marine Le Pen's National Front party is betting on June legislative elections to become the leading opposition force to French President Emmanuel Macron, who defeated her in a landslide victory. … Click to Continue »